Dental Implants

What is Dental Implants and it’s Benefits

Posted on May 23, 2018

What is Dental Implants and it’s Benefits

  Cosmetic dentistry is one of the many branches of dentistry which specializes in developing the appearance of your unattractive and damaged teeth. This is the answer to the problems people face regarding their imperfect smiles. Dental treatments under cosmetic dentistry cannot only improve the quality of your smile but also restore your self-confidence. Cosmetic dentistry also provides therapeutic use; such is true with dental implants. Dental implants are biocompatible replacement for tooth roots used to support the reconstruction for a missing tooth and also help prevent the loss of jawbone. They are biologically designed to be affixed to your jawbone to provide excellent stability and strength for chewing foods. They also help in maintaining the shape of your jawbone, thus preventing caved-in appearance in your mouth. Benefits of having dental implants include: Improved nutrition – These allow you to chew food easier and eat whatever you want. They improve your ability to taste and appreciate the food you eat thus improving your appetite. Improved speech – These allow you to speak naturally without worrying that your improper fitted dentures might slip off. They help in improving your socialization skills. Improved physical appearance – These prevent bone loss thus preserving your facial structure. These implants help maintain your youthful look by preventing the caved-in appearance in your mouth. They help you improve your self- confidence thus making you feel a lot better about yourself. Improved oral health – The difference of dental implants from bridges is that they replace your teeth without grinding the adjacent, natural teeth. They help in maintaining the quality of your remaining teeth. Dental implants also allow easier cleaning of the teeth and they are not prone to dental cavities. Improved quality of life – These implants are more comfortable to use and are very durable. They are long-term, fixed restoration instead of dentures. Ask your dentist if you are a candidate for this procedure. Your dentist should be qualified and professionally trained to perform the procedure with dental implants. With the latest technological advancements, dental implants have shown long-term success for patients. They are the preferred choice of treatment in tooth...

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How Safe Are Dental Implants?

Posted on Oct 15, 2017

When patients consider their options to replace missing teeth, many appreciate the numerous benefits that dental implants offer over traditional removable dentures. Among the many dental implant benefits you get from Pearl Dental Care are: renewed ability to bite and chew firmly, not having to remove removable teeth replacement (dentures) for special care implants match the color and shape of existing teeth It is only naturally for patients to have concerns when getting dental implants. One of the most typical questions they ask before deciding to undergo this procedure is “Are dental implants safe?” The Safety of Dental Implants Dental implants provide you with replacement roots for the teeth that you have lost. These rods are constructed from titanium in most cases. Since titanium is a biocompatible material, your body should have no problem accepting it. Your dentist implants the titanium rods, called abutments, into the spot left open by the missing teeth. These provide a sturdy foundation when your dentist attaches your permanent dentures several weeks or months later. The reason you must wait to have the replacement teeth attached is that the bone surrounding the implant needs time to fuse together and attach itself to the new roots. The term for this process is osteointegration. It is necessary to enable your new permanent dentures to function in the same capacity as your remaining teeth. Dental implant surgery is the only restorative dentistry procedure that stimulates natural bone that remains under the missing teeth. Are You A Candidate For Dental Implants? Although most people with missing teeth are eligible for dental implants, there are a few health conditions and lifestyle habits will exclude a small percentage of patients. If you want the convenience that you just can’t find with removable dentures, we encourage you to contact our dental office in Pomona to request a free consultation and CT Scan with Dr. Changela. In addition to answering questions about safety concerns, he will discuss the procedure in-depth and describe how to care for dental implants after placement. We look forward to helping you improve the aesthetics and functionality of your...

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